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“That great Sacrifice was made, through sad Necessity”: Charles Willson Peale’s William Pitt and the Emblemology of Tyrannicide

This post is a part of the 2020 Selected Papers of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, which were edited and compiled by members of the CRE’s board alongside editors at Age of Revolutions. By J. Patrick Mullins In the summer of 1768,...
From: Age of Revolutions on 11 Jan 2021

John Winstanley’s Robin Hood Poems

By Stephen Basdeo This article originally appeared on the IARHS Website) Rosemary Mitchell argues that during the eighteenth century, artists and writers when representing the medieval period did not strive for historical authenticity but instead sought...

Journée d’étude : « Régénérer l’ornement au contact de la Grèce : une idéologie à l’épreuve des faits au siècle des Lumières », mardi 15 avril 2014, Aix-en-Provence, musée Granet, Auditorium

 Journée d’étude – Aix-Marseille Université – Laboratoire « AReA », Telemme, UMR7303 Régénérer l’ornement au contact de la Grèce : une idéologie à l’épreuve des faits au siècle des Lumières mardi 15 avril 2014 Aix-en-Provence,...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 10 Apr 2014

Colloque « L’invenzione e i temi della scultura nell’età di Canova »

DODICESIMA SETTIMANA DI STUDI CANOVIANI (Bassano del Grappa, Possagno 23 – 26 ottobre 2012) La dodicesima edizione della Settimana di Studi Canoviani si inserisce in un piano di ricerca previsto nell’arco di un triennio, avviato con l’edizione...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 2 Oct 2012

Men’s hair styles at the turn of the 19th century

Men of fashion began to wear short and more natural hair at the end of the 18th century, sporting cropped curls and long sideburns in a classical manner much like  Grecian warriors and Roman senators. Before this period, a balding Louis XIII had made...
From: Jane Austen's World on 25 Aug 2012

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This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

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I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.